Definitions for pursuantpərˈsu ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pursuant(p)(adj)

    (followed by `to') in conformance to or agreement with

    "pursuant to our agreement"; "pursuant to the dictates of one's conscience"


  1. pursuant(Adverb)

    accordingly, consequently

  2. pursuant(Adjective)

    in conformance to, or in agreement with

  3. Origin: pursuant, present participle of pursuer

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pursuant(adj)

    acting in consequence or in prosecution (of anything); hence, agreeable; conformable; following; according; -- with to or of

  2. Pursuant(adverb)

    alt. of Pursuantly

  3. Origin: [From Pursue: cf. OE. poursuiant. Cf. Pursuivant.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursuant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of pursuant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    At the moment we are standing down our plans for executive action, pursuant to the judge ’s injunction.

  2. Marquis de Sade:

    Happiness lies neither in vice nor in virtue; but in the manner we appreciate the one and the other, and the choice we make pursuant to our individual organization.

  3. The Justice Department:

    Apple has extracted data from iPhones like this one pursuant to All Writs orders numerous times, including as a result of orders issued in the Eastern District of New York.

  4. Nino Burjanadze:

    The Georgian authorities and a significant part of the country's political elite act pursuant to the interests of NATO and the United States, instead of in Georgia's interests.

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Translations for pursuant

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • de conformidadSpanish
  • conformité, conformémentFrench
  • zgodnie z, stosownie doPolish
  • [[em]] [[conformidade]] [[com]], nos termosPortuguese
  • соответствующий, в соответствии, соответственно, согласноRussian
  • i enlighet medSwedish

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